Download e-book for iPad: Carol Ann Duffy: Poet for Our Times by Jane Dowson

By Jane Dowson

this can be the one monograph to think about the whole thirty-year occupation, courses, and impact of Britain's first girl poet laureate. It outlines her impression on developments in modern poetry and establishes what we suggest via ‘Duffyesque’ issues and methods. Discussions of her writing and actions end up how she has championed the relevance of poetry to all components of latest tradition and to the lifetime of each individual. person chapters speak about the lyrics of ‘love, loss, and longing’; the socially stimulated poems concerning the Eighties; the female-centred volumes and poems; the connection among poetry and public lifestyles; and poetry and early life and written for kids. The e-book should still whet the urge for food of readers who comprehend little of Duffy’s paintings to determine extra, whereas supplying scholars and students with an in-depth research of the poems of their contexts. It attracts on quite a lot of serious works and comprises an in depth record of extra reading.

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